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Old 04-25-2006, 10:34 AM   #21 (permalink)
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You were able to get it to work on T-Mobile? The Google site says that the app won't work on T-Mobile phones, and when I try to launch it, I get an error saying that the app is trying to connect to a location both inside and outside the firewall, which is against the IT policy on this BlackBerry.
I had no trouble installing the program on a TMO 8700g.

Is your BlackBerry supplied to you by the company that you work for? It's possible that they place restrictions on the type of connections you can make from your BlackBerry.
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Old 04-25-2006, 10:43 AM   #22 (permalink)
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Sorry to disappoint, but I don't think that this Google has "location tracking". Please let me know if someone does figure out how to use it.

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It has door to door navigation. Just like telenav. As far as GPS locating. No it doesn't. I am more interseted in the navigation.
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Old 04-25-2006, 10:50 AM   #23 (permalink)
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For me, this works EXACTLY the same as google local, no different. Waste of a download for me.
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Old 04-25-2006, 10:54 AM   #24 (permalink)
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http://www.google.com/gmm/faq.html#8

Does Google Maps use GPS to figure out where I am?
Google Maps doesn't use any GPS technology, even if your phone has a built in GPS location device.
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This appears to have replaced Google Local Mobile try to go to www.google.com/glm and you get redirected to www.google.com/gmm
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I just downloaded Google Maps, and now I have two different versions of the application on my phone: Google Maps, and Google Local. Do I need both of them?
No. In fact, we recommend you keep Google Maps, and delete Google Local.
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Old 04-25-2006, 11:34 AM   #27 (permalink)
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Okay, call me crazy, but I already have this. However, it doesn't immediately know where I am. I know this because I was using it in downtown Dallas yesterday. So at my home (far North Dallas) I open it up today and it still shows me yesterday. There's no method of telling it to locate me.

This is a great little application, and I love having it, but it only works if you know where you are to start with.
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Old 04-25-2006, 11:35 AM   #28 (permalink)
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I had no trouble installing the program on a TMO 8700g.

Is your BlackBerry supplied to you by the company that you work for? It's possible that they place restrictions on the type of connections you can make from your BlackBerry.
No I bought it off ebay. But it did have an IT Policy on it that didn't let it make the kind of connections I mentioned.
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Old 04-25-2006, 11:37 AM   #29 (permalink)
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This appears to have replaced Google Local Mobile try to go to www.google.com/glm and you get redirected to www.google.com/gmm
This is probably the case since Google officially changed the name of Google Local (the one you access on your pc) to Google Maps
Click me for the official announcement
....makes sense that this would follow
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I agree--"Maps" doesn't appear to offer any additional functionality over Google Local.
I did the upgrade anyway, as Maps is version 1.2.0 versus Local which is version 1.1.0; perhaps some fixes have been introduced? Although I can't say I ever had a problem with "local"--it's an extremely powerful application which I use often.
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Everything works fine except the tracking feature. Maybe it doesn't do tracking. I can't find where I got that ideal.
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um, ok, so where the hell is this mysterious tracking, TelNav similar feature that people were talking about in the start of this thread?
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Old 04-25-2006, 11:53 AM   #33 (permalink)
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Google Local 1.1.0 was a real battery hog on my BB 7520.

it looks like Google Maps 1.2.0 has some minor fixes, battery does not drain as quickly, but still an unscientific observation. Google Maps now displays the total kb transferred for the session
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There is no tracking. Google does not know where you are.
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Old 04-25-2006, 12:18 PM   #35 (permalink)
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from www.mobiframe.com, HelloWorld GPS, it is a free blackberry app that does track your location. You will need a GPS enabled BB

its a little slower and more data intensive than google maps
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Google Local 1.1.0 was a real battery hog on my BB 7520.

it looks like Google Maps 1.2.0 has some minor fixes, battery does not drain as quickly, but still an unscientific observation. Google Maps now displays the total kb transferred for the session
Please help, how did you manage to have it working on your BB7520? I am on BES and 4.1 -- never got it to work. :(
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Very cool app, makes telenav pointless! http://www.google.com/gmm/index.html...tm_campaign=gl
This thing doesn't work on my 7520 (BEZ, 4.1) -- says "sorry, DownloadAppServlet does not work on your BlackBerry 7520" --just like any other google mapthing -- what a crap
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Yea, I can't d/l this either on my 7520
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Alright, looks like there was a little confusion on my part. It appears as though GMaps caches your last search location.

Therefore, if you search another business (eg. Pizza), it will use the previous location as the starting point. My apologies if I caused any confusion.

It's still a wicked app!!
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Old 04-25-2006, 08:59 PM   #40 (permalink)
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I just looked at and downloaded "Hello World". It is a really nice program!
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